Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 673 709
Rank change year-on-year +70 +36 +103
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 689 645 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 455 571 614
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £73,750 £77,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.66% -3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst.

Salary trend for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Business Analyst in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 668 £47,500 -4.04% 21
London +109 420 £60,000 - 8
UK excluding London -45 267 £41,500 -2.35% 13
Midlands +23 68 £40,000 -5.33% 3
South East +24 61 £43,750 -7.89% 6
North of England -53 60 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands +25 53 £40,000 -3.61% 2
North West -30 37 £40,000 +6.67% 1
South West +14 29 £42,500 +6.92% 1
East of England -38 29 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Yorkshire -20 23 £37,500 -16.67%
Scotland -5 17 £42,500 -
East Midlands +21 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales +17 2 £29,500 -15.71%
Northern Ireland -28 1 £32,500 +14.04%

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 372 (53.99%) Business Analysis
2 350 (50.80%) Finance
3 251 (36.43%) Project Management
4 248 (35.99%) Analytical Skills
5 244 (35.41%) Banking
6 218 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
7 206 (29.90%) Asset Management
7 206 (29.90%) Investment Banking
8 185 (26.85%) Wealth Management
9 181 (26.27%) Retail Banking
10 167 (24.24%) Degree
10 167 (24.24%) SDLC
11 132 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 118 (17.13%) QA
13 106 (15.38%) Legal
14 98 (14.22%) Programme Management
15 85 (12.34%) Waterfall
15 85 (12.34%) Data Analysis
16 83 (12.05%) Data Modelling
17 80 (11.61%) SQL
18 72 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
19 67 (9.72%) Use Case
20 62 (9.00%) Workflow
20 62 (9.00%) Retail
21 57 (8.27%) ISEB
22 56 (8.13%) KYC
23 54 (7.84%) User Stories
24 52 (7.55%) Migration
25 51 (7.40%) Client Onboarding
26 49 (7.11%) Reference Data

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.31%) CMS
3 8 (1.16%) Confluence
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (6.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (6.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 42 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) thinkFolio
2 11 (1.60%) Eagle PACE
2 11 (1.60%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.16%) SAP Retail
4 7 (1.02%) SAP CO
4 7 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 7 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) BPCS
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.16%) Office 365
3 7 (1.02%) SaaS
4 3 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.29%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.29%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.29%) Yammer
6 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) Extranet
1 7 (1.02%) Intranet
2 3 (0.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) NAS
3 2 (0.29%) Network Security
3 2 (0.29%) SAN
3 2 (0.29%) Skype
3 2 (0.29%) SMS
3 2 (0.29%) WAN
3 2 (0.29%) Wireless
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.58%) MS Access
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.29%) Big Data
5 2 (0.29%) DataStage
5 2 (0.29%) Power BI
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.15%) MySQL
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (5.22%) JIRA
2 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
General
1 350 (50.80%) Finance
2 244 (35.41%) Banking
3 206 (29.90%) Investment Banking
4 181 (26.27%) Retail Banking
5 106 (15.38%) Legal
6 62 (9.00%) Retail
7 27 (3.92%) Front Office
8 18 (2.61%) Advertising
9 10 (1.45%) Back Office
9 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.16%) Law
11 6 (0.87%) Marketing
12 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.73%) International Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Games
13 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.02%) XML
2 4 (0.58%) Web Services
3 2 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.15%) .NET
4 1 (0.15%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.15%) HTML
4 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 248 (35.99%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.11%) Reference Data
3 33 (4.79%) Virtual Team
4 23 (3.34%) Equities
5 21 (3.05%) User Experience
6 20 (2.90%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.03%) Derivative
9 12 (1.74%) Fintech
10 10 (1.45%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.31%) FMCG
12 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.73%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.73%) PMI
14 4 (0.58%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.58%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.58%) Reinsurance
15 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.15%) Linux
2 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (53.99%) Business Analysis
2 251 (36.43%) Project Management
3 218 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (29.90%) Asset Management
5 185 (26.85%) Wealth Management
6 167 (24.24%) SDLC
7 132 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 98 (14.22%) Programme Management
9 85 (12.34%) Data Analysis
9 85 (12.34%) Waterfall
10 83 (12.05%) Data Modelling
11 72 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 67 (9.72%) Use Case
13 62 (9.00%) Workflow
14 56 (8.13%) KYC
15 54 (7.84%) User Stories
16 52 (7.55%) Migration
17 51 (7.40%) Client Onboarding
18 46 (6.68%) Scrum
19 42 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (11.61%) SQL
2 11 (1.60%) Java
3 9 (1.31%) C
4 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.58%) VBA
6 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.15%) R
6 1 (0.15%) sed
6 1 (0.15%) VB
6 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (24.24%) Degree
2 57 (8.27%) ISEB
3 17 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.74%) PMP
6 11 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.16%) IIBA
8 6 (0.87%) CBAP
8 6 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CFA
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (17.13%) QA
2 48 (6.97%) MiFID
3 40 (5.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 40 (5.81%) EMIR
4 14 (2.03%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.60%) PMO
6 6 (0.87%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) PSD2
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (4.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.21%) SAP
3 22 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.32%) Oracle
5 13 (1.89%) Charles River
6 8 (1.16%) Informatica
7 3 (0.44%) Talend
8 2 (0.29%) IBM
8 2 (0.29%) Infor
8 2 (0.29%) JDA
8 2 (0.29%) Murex
9 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.15%) CODA
9 1 (0.15%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.15%) KANA
9 1 (0.15%) OpenText
9 1 (0.15%) Pega
9 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.15%) Sage
9 1 (0.15%) Sybase